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"Polygons" quiz will test students' knowledge on polygons.

• 1.

What is a three sided polygon called?

Explanation
A three-sided polygon is called a triangle. This is because the term "triangle" specifically refers to a polygon with three sides.

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• 2.

List two polygons that have 4 sides.

Explanation
The question asks for two polygons that have 4 sides. The answer provided includes five polygons: rectangle, square, parallelogram, rhombus, and trapezoid. All of these polygons have four sides, so they fulfill the requirements of the question.

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• 3.

A five-sided polygon is called a hexagon.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
A five-sided polygon is not called a hexagon. A hexagon is a six-sided polygon, so the statement is false.

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• 4.

A six-sided polygon is called a

• A.

Heptagon

• B.

Hexagon

• C.

Hectogon

B. Hexagon
Explanation
A six-sided polygon is called a hexagon. The prefix "hexa-" means six, so a hexagon has six sides. This is the correct answer because the other options, heptagon and hectogon, refer to polygons with seven and one hundred sides respectively.

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• 5.

A seven-sided polygon is called a

heptagon
Explanation
A seven-sided polygon is called a heptagon. The term "heptagon" is derived from the Greek words "hepta" meaning "seven" and "gonia" meaning "angle". Therefore, a heptagon is a polygon with seven angles and seven sides.

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• 6.

An octogon is formed from eight segments.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
An octagon is a polygon with eight sides. Each side of the octagon can be considered as a segment. Therefore, it is correct to say that an octagon is formed from eight segments.

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